Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java J2EE Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 236 265
Rank change year-on-year -1 +29 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 15 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
City of London median daily rate £498 £463 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +39.62% -30.26%
10th Percentile £424 £389 £236
90th Percentile £556 £505 £435
Central London median daily rate £498 £464 £331
% change year-on-year +7.28% +40.00% -30.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6706 6360 8632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.48% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5298 5043 6784
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 125
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -9.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £39.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -5.56% +5.88%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) J2EE
1 15 (100.00%) Spring
2 14 (93.33%) REST
3 13 (86.67%) SOAP
4 11 (73.33%) Banking
4 11 (73.33%) Finance
4 11 (73.33%) JBoss
5 10 (66.67%) Web Development
5 10 (66.67%) N-Tier
5 10 (66.67%) Open Source
6 9 (60.00%) Web Services
6 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (53.33%) Maven
8 6 (40.00%) Selenium
8 6 (40.00%) Retail
8 6 (40.00%) SOA
8 6 (40.00%) Ant
8 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (20.00%) JSP
9 3 (20.00%) EJB
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
10 2 (13.33%) Apache
10 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
10 2 (13.33%) Scrum
10 2 (13.33%) TDD
10 2 (13.33%) MVC

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (73.33%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Maven
2 6 (40.00%) Ant
2 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Mockito
3 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (73.33%) Banking
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) J2EE
1 15 (100.00%) Spring
2 14 (93.33%) REST
3 13 (86.67%) SOAP
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) EJB
5 3 (20.00%) JSP
5 3 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) Java EE
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Servlets
6 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
6 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) JAX-RS
7 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) HPUX
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Open Source
1 10 (66.67%) Web Development
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) SOA
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) F5
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) Talend